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Author Khoo, Joo Ee, 1940-

Title The Straits Chinese : a cultural history / Khoo Joo Ee
Published Amsterdam ; Kuala Lumpur : Pepin Press, 1996


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  959.004951 Kho/Sca  AVAILABLE
 MELB  959.004951 Kho/Sca  AVAILABLE
 MELB  959.004951 Kho/Sca  AVAILABLE
Description 288 pages : illustrations (some color), map, portraits ; 31 cm
Contents Introduction: Approaches to Anthropological Demography / Alaka Malwade Basu and Peter Aaby 1. Methodological Advances in Studying the Social Context of AIDS in Africa / John C. Caldwell, I. O. Orubuloye and Pat Caldwell 2. Participant Observation in Demographic Research: Fieldwork Experiences in a Ghanaian Community / Sjaak van der Geest 3. Using Qualitative Data for Understanding Old Age Security and Fertility / John Knodel 4. Anthropological Insights into the Links between Women's Status and Demographic Behaviour, Illustrated with the Notions of Hypergamy and Territorial Exogamy / Alaka Malwade Basu 5. Kinship Structures, Marriage Systems, and Reproductive Behaviour: The Use of Anthropology and Demography in a Brazilian Case Study / Georgia Kaufmann 6. Education, Fertility, and Child Survival: Unravelling the Links / John Cleland and Georgia Kaufmann 7. A Rereading of Historical Material: An Alternative Account of the Position of Women in Ancient India / Sukumari Bhattacharji 8. Political Economy and Cultural Processes in the Fertility Decline of Sicilian Artisans / Jane Schneider and Peter Schneider 9. Anthropological Perspectives on Migration in Africa / John Kwasi Anarfi 10. Are Men Weaker or Do their Sisters Talk Too Much? Sex Differences in Childhood Mortality and the Construction of 'Biological' Differences / Peter Aaby 11. Cultural Models and Demographic Behaviour / Anthony T. Carter 12. Social Norms, Natural Fertility, and the Resumption of Postpartum 'Contact' in The Gambia / Caroline Bledsoe and Allan Hill 13. The Limits of Diffusionism / Philip Kreager
Bibliography Includes bibliography (pages 274-282) and index
Subject Chinese -- Material culture -- Malaysia.
Chinese -- Material culture -- Singapore.
Chinese -- Straits Settlements -- History.
Chinese -- Straits Settlements -- Social life and customs.
Chinese -- Malaysia -- History.
Chinese -- Malaysia -- Social life and customs.
Chinese -- Malaysia.
Chinese -- Singapore -- Social life and customs.
Chinese -- Singapore.
ISBN 9054960086